a space case for transparent gemtext compression

Stephane Bortzmeyer stephane at sources.org
Sat Jun 19 13:53:30 BST 2021


On Sat, Jun 19, 2021 at 01:13:20PM +0200,
 PJ vM <pjvm742 at disroot.org> wrote 
 a message of 52 lines which said:

> > * how the end user of a browser without compression support will
> > know in advance if the file is compressed or not? From the file
> > extension?  It is not always present.
> 
> I expect authors would indicate this in the link text. So:
> 
> => article.gmi my article
> => article.gmi.gz my article (compressed version)

As an user, my personal opinion is that it is not great UX.


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